Early Years Foundation Stage Leader with teaching responsibility, Chester, Cheshire

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Firs SchoolChester, Cheshire
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Start date: 1/9/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Depends on experience with management bonus
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Firs School is an inspirational, independent primary school and pre-school in the heart of the beautiful city of Chester. The Directors are keen  to appoint a highly motivated and experienced teacher to manage and lead our Early Years Foundation Stage. In our 2016 ISI inspection our Early Years setting was given ‘excellent’ in all areas and in our 2017 ISI inspection we were found to be compliant in all areas.

As EYFS Leader you will be responsible for a team of six staff and will be a pivotal member of the School Leadership Team. The post comes with a teaching commitment in the Reception class but leadership and management time will be allocated in order to allow the successful candidate to develop staff and continue to raise attainment.

Benefits package:

  • Firs School Pay Scale (linked to main scale) + management allowance
  • Membership of Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Long holidays, 36 weeks teaching (including INSET)
  • Extensive opportunities for professional development
  • Small average class sizes 
  • Subsidised lunches
  • Paid after school clubs

The school:

A highly regarded co-educational independent school for children aged 2-11 with a Christian ethos open to children from all faiths and none. For more information see www.firsschool.net in particular start with our aims at http://www.firsschool.net/our-school/visions-aims/

If you'd like to know more contact Mrs Sue Hunt, Office Manager by e-mail admin@firsschool.org Visits are encouraged - please contact the office on 01244 322443 to make an appointment.

Please note we do not accept CV applications, to apply please use the "quick apply" button to fill in the standard TES application form.

Deadline: Noon Friday 23rd February 2018

Interviews will take place in the week beginning 5th March.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.



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Address: 45 Newton Lane, Upton, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 2HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1244 322443